Job Type



5 days ago


Flower Mound, TX


Job Overview Description:

Position requires knowledge of Automation Controls and Networks.  Understanding and utilizing of global control standards.  Responsibilities will involve designing, installing and commissioning of the equipment controls.  Be a contributor to devising new approaches or innovation to the controls and automation of our equipment in a team environment.  You will be called upon to share development advancements pertaining to controls internal and external customers/partners. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Design or Review automation and network design layouts of our equipment
  • Commission PLC controls for food process, product handling and packaging equipment
  • Work with other engineering disciplines (Mechanical) to deliver a successful project
  • Advise and assist the Sales and Project teams to win new business (Advisor to costing, design and controls related questions as they pertain to the project).
  • Help design training material or manuals as it relates to controls
  • Design and/or supervise design of electrical or electronic control systems
  • Design and/or supervise design of PLC, HMI and SCADA control systems
  • Supervise electrical installations of partners
  • Commission systems, train operators and plant engineers as to the equipment or system controls
  • Expected travel will be 25% of time. International travel is possible but would be infrequent
  • Provide trip reports and put forward any recommendations
  • Maintain a current awareness of industry technology trends


Required Education and Experience:

  • Electrical engineer background
  • College or Technical School degree required
  • 3 or more years of Automation Experience
  • Experience of programming PLC systems from scratch (RedLion, Allen Bradley & Siemens)
  • Knowledge of the workings of system control panels
  • Experience in the food industry an advantage
  • Experience in a continuous process environment
  • Evidence of creating Method Statements and Risk Assessments
  • Experience of using AutoCAD a plus
  • Experience with SCADA or MES system is an advantage.
  • Have excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

About the Company

Heat and Control

Heat and Control is a world-leading equipment manufacturer serving an ever-growing list of food and non-food industries. We believe that when you purchase equipment from Heat and Control, you are joining us in a long-term relationship. In addition to the latest technology and highest quality equipment for processing, product handling, packaging, and inspection, we are committed to providing the industry's best service — before and after the sale. To this end, we support you with equipment demonstrations, engineering and applications assistance, project management, installation, training, and prompt, expert service and parts support wherever your plant is located.

With manufacturing facilities and sales support offices worldwide, Heat and Control has the resources and expertise to develop the most efficient solutions for your production challenges.

Our equipment operates around the clock, around the world, providing the advantages you need to succeed in today's competitive markets. Whether you need one machine or a complete line, we design and build machinery that delivers the most reliable and efficient performance for your products.

As a privately owned and operated company, we also understand that it takes quality products, continued improvement, and responsive expert service to ensure continued growth for your business. Heat and Control is here to serve you on all counts.

Company Size

1,000 to 1,499 employees


Manufacturing - Other